14 Aug 2020
Small Jet, Turboprop Utilization Return To Pre-COVID-19 Levels, Data Shows
According to WingX, business aviation is coming back the strongest in Europe, with July-August trends up to 89% of comparative 2019 activity. Central Europe activity is seeing the highest levels of recovery. In the U.S., for the first time since the pandemic struck, Florida is no longer the busiest state. Its year-over-year growth trend, resilient in June and July, was close to flat in August, WingX says. Colorado and Arizona appear to be popular as getaway destinations, with flight hours trending at least 5% above July and August 2019 levels. East Coast states, such as New York and New Jersey, are about 30% behind normal activity.